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Sharon Y. (McCallister) Withrow, 72, passed away on October 4, 2023, at her home in Ashtabula, Ohio.
She was born on September 17, 1951, in South Charleston, West Virginia, the daughter of James and Verna (Smith) McCallister.
Sharon was a proud homemaker who took great pride in maintaining a beautiful home to raise her children in and more recently a loving place for her many grand and great-grandchildren to visit.
She was a dedicated member of the Lighthouse Baptist Church in Ashtabula.
Sharon enjoyed watching scary movies, reading her bible, listening to gospel music and the oldies. Her true source of joy and happiness came from spending time with her family, she truly embraced and loved her role as a grandmother.
Sharon touched the lives of many with her warmth, kindness and unwavering love. Her legacy of love, strength, and wisdom will forever be cherished by all who were lucky enough to know her.
She is survived by her loving children: Wendell (Karlene) Withrow, Theresa (David) Whysong, Larry Withrow, Jr., Christopher Withrow and Jason (Claudia) Withrow; her brother, James McCallister; her grandchildren: Jessica, Danielle, Nathaniel, Nicole, Mitchell, Kimberlynn, Angelina, Isaiah, Christina, Madison, Anthony, Heather, Gunner, Zach, Eric, Vincent, Destiny, Summer, Taylor, Zach, Gage, Savannah, Sarah, Gio and Landon and many great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her children: Sherry, Kimberly and William “Billy”; her siblings: Dennis, Wendell, Chuck, Carol, Maxine, Charlotte, Donna, Geraldine, Betty, June, Dale and two in infancy and her grandchildren: Lora, A. Tyler and Cameron.
Calling hours will be held on Monday, October 9, 2023, from 5:00p-7:00p and Tuesday, October 10, 2023, from 10:00a-11:00a with a funeral service to immediately follow at 11:00a at the Fleming and Billman Funeral Home, 49 West Jefferson Street, Jefferson, Ohio. Her brother, James McCallister will be officiating the funeral service. Following the service, Sharon will be laid to rest at South Denmark Cemetery in Denmark Township, Ohio.